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Board of Trustees

Pat Profeta


Pat is a past parent at DCD and has been a Trustee since 2011. In her professional life, she is a founding partner of The NorthBridge Group in Concord, a leading consulting firm in the electricity industry across the country. Pat is an advocate for open space conservation and has served on the Dedham Conservation Commission, the Dedham Land Trust, and the town’s Open Space Committee. On the DCD Board, Pat has worked on enrollment and marketing initiatives, and traffic and site planning issues. She served on the 2016 search committee for the new head of school. Pat and her husband Rob Aranow, a psychiatrist at McLean Hospital in Belmont, have been close neighbors to DCD on Highland Street for over 30 years. Their two children attended DCD, Nick Aranow (DCD ’04) and Grace Aranow (DCD ’08).


Pat graduated from Wells College and Yale Law School and is a member of the bar in Massachusetts.